Definitions for "Figurehead"
Keywords:  prow, bust, bow, carved, sailing
The figure, statue, or bust, on the prow of a ship.
Acarved figure, usually the bust of a person or mystical creature, on the front of the ship, over the cutwater.
This is a carving of a person usually made of wood and hung on the bow of a ship.
Decorative dummy found on sailboats. See CAPTAIN.
A person who allows his name to be used to give standing to enterprises in which he has no responsible interest or duties; a nominal, but not real, head or chief.
Keywords:  political, person
a person, usually in a political
Keywords:  navigation, fix, parts
Parts Fix Navigation
a person used as a cover for some questionable activity